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2014-09-30 08:29:01

KLEINBURG, ON, Sept. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - One of the most anticipated exhibitions of the season opens at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection on Friday, October 10, 2014. Morrice and Lyman in the Company of Matisse takes visitors on a journey through the sunbathed landscapes and bustling marketplaces of exotic painting locales around the world, including Venice, Paris, North Africa, and the West Indies. More than 130 works by Canadian expatriates James Wilson Morrice and John Lyman...

2014-01-13 20:20:44

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kimbell Art Museum and JPMorgan Chase, sponsor of the exhibition The Age of Picasso and Matisse: Modern Masters from the Art Institute of Chicago and the recent opening of the Museum's new Renzo Piano Pavilion, are proud to announce a free day for Chase customers as an additional feature of their partnership and an added benefit to the community. On Friday, January 17, 2014, the Kimbell will offer Chase credit and debit...

2011-07-22 19:38:00

PALM DESERT, Calif., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Heather James Fine Art is pleased to announce its exclusive representation of the estate of renowned American painter Earl Cunningham. The exquisite paintings of Cunningham are from the collection of Marilyn and Michael Mennello, founders of the Mennello Museum of American Art in Orlando, Florida. A portion of the proceeds generated from the sale of the paintings will directly benefit the Mennello Museum of American Art endowment. For...

2010-12-15 04:00:00

New exhibition features works by three of the most influential artists of the twentieth century MONTEREY, Calif., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Monterey Museum of Art proudly presents Miro, Matisse & Picasso: Celebrating Color and Line, an exhibition of works on paper by three masterful artists of the twentieth century. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101215/DC12764) Miro, Matisse & Picasso: Celebrating Color and Line features a variety of prints from...

2010-10-13 08:45:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- New York based singer/songwriter Matisse joins forces with Konvict Music, international pop star Akon's label, to remix her No. 1 dance hit "Better Than Her." The remix (Click to listen) features Akon and is currently exploding at Top 40 radio. "I'm extremely excited about working with Matisse!" says Akon. "Konvict Music has played a major role in breaking a number of artists over the past couple of years including Lady GaGa and T-Pain. I think...

2009-09-15 17:10:46

U.S. music icon Bob Dylan is to premiere some of his new paintings at an exhibition at the National Gallery of Denmark next year, Legacy Recordings said. The museum's director, Karsten Ohrt, said the fall 2010 show will feature nearly 100 works, including the world premiere of 30 large-format acrylic paintings from the artist's forthcoming Brazil Series, as well as many original paintings from the internationally acclaimed The Drawn Blank Series. Bob Dylan's artworks are informed by the same...

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